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Charity launches legal challenge against government over Rwanda asylum plan
Job Witton, who has died aged 103, escaped from captivity several times in the Second World War and was awarded a Military Medal.
A group of climate change activists take part in a demonstration against the World Economic Forum (WEF) during the annual meeting in Davos.
Director Melly Still and conductor Robin Ticciati have done Ethel Smyth’s 1906 opera proud, with dynamic and intense performances from an excellent cast and chorus.
A dust storm swept across Kuwait and other countries in the Middle East on Monday, May 23, reducing visibility.Kuwait’s national weather service said that dusty weather and wind speeds exceeding 37 miles per hour were expected on Monday. The dust storm conditions were forecast to continue into the early hours of Tuesday.This timelapse video taken by Twitter user @Ftma_kuw, who said she took it in Kuwait City, shows the dust storm. Credit: @Ftma_kuw via Storyful
Former Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. The 48-year-old, who served as MP for Wakefield from 2019 until this year, was found guilty in April of sexually assaulting the teenager at a house in Staffordshire in 2008.
Foreign secretary says topics of conversation ranged from the peace treaty to ‘the importance of free trade’ and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
A Russian diplomat quit his post in a daring anti-Kremlin walkout on Monday as he condemned Vladimir Putin for trying to stay in power by unleashing an “aggressive war in Ukraine”.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was watched by British officials while being forced to sign a “dehumanising” false confession claiming she was a spy, she has revealed in her first interview.
The cheapest new car in the UK now costs more than £10,000 - making it more expensive than ever to buy a brand-new vehicle.
JOHN Studholme (The Cumberland News, letters, May 13) states that ‘people are not happy (with Brexit)’ on the basis of a very small survey.
The Prime Minister is under pressure to introduce a windfall tax on oil and gas firms’ profits.
Interfering with key national infrastructure – such as railways, roads and printing presses – would become a criminal offence under the new legislation
A person has been taken to hospital after caravan fire which is being investigated.
Moment PM denies No 10 party took place on day he was photographed drinking
A warning has been given about feeding Red Kites, a bird of prey, after complaints of meat being dropped on people's heads.
Dena Thompson was jailed for life for murdering her second husband.
The Prime Minister is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.
Nadhim Zahawi clashed with BBC’s Joanne Coburn over the importance of knowing who called the meeting between the Prime Minister and the senior civil servant Sue Gray, ahead of the publishing of her report into the law-breaking parties at Number 10 and in Whitehall during the pandemic. Mr Zahawi said he has not asked No 10 who called the meeting between Boris Johnson and Sue Gray over the partygate report because he does not deem it necessary. Asked if he had called Downing Street for clarification over the matter, the Education Secretary told the BBC’s Sunday Morning programme: “I don’t need to because I don’t believe that having a meeting with your senior civil servant is material to the outcome. That civil servant is independent in their investigation and has the highest level of professionalism and integrity.”
Education minister says his children go to a private school